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Reading by Moonlight: David Kipen's January literary roundup




In this Oct. 28, 1947 file photo, screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, left, and his wife, Cleo, listen from the audience as the chairman of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) announces a contempt citation against Trumbo at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
In this Oct. 28, 1947 file photo, screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, left, and his wife, Cleo, listen from the audience as the chairman of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) announces a contempt citation against Trumbo at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
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Our literary contributor David Kipen, founder of the lending library Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights, joins us for each full moon to roundup the months upcoming literary events.

This month, David highlights a slew of upcoming LA-related book releases from a biography of author and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo to the new book from LA Times' Homicide Report blogger, Jill Leovy.